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Charles Bridgen Lansing

automotive executive.

Charles Bridgen Lansing, American automotive executive. Served in France with 12th Engineers, 1917-1919. President Strang Garages, 1921-1925; member Foundation for Study of Cycles.; Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers; member Newcomen Society.

Background

Lansing, Charles Bridgen was born on November 3, 1889 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Son of Charles A. and Sarah (Macklin) Lansing.

Education

Student schools in France. Phillips Academy, Andover. Yale, Sheffield Scientific School.

Career

Began with Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, Simplex Auto Company. Manager Colorado Concrete Company, 1913-1915. From 1915-1922 was president Van Briggle Tile & Pottery Company, and director Granite Gold Mines, First National Bank of Colorado Springs, and Intermountain Railway Light & Power Company.

Membership

Served in France with 12th Engineers, 1917-1919. President Strang Garages, 1921-1925. Member Foundation for Study of Cycles.

Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Member Newcomen Society. Clubs: Union (Cleveland).

Connections

Married Alice Scott, 1911. Children: Charles B., Junior.

father:
Charles A. Lansing

mother:
Sarah (Macklin) Lansing

spouse:
Alice Scott

children:
Charles B. Lansing

Jr Lansing